'''Jaime Alvar Ezquerra''' (born April 20, 1955 in Granada
) is a Spanish historian, author and professor at the Charles III University of Madrid
, specializing in ancient history.
He studied Geography and History at the Complutense University of Madrid
and later continued his studies at the University of Cologne
(1980-1981). He taught at the Complutense University between 1977 and 1996, the year in which he became professor in Huelva
. He was a visiting professor at the University of Cambridge
in 1999-2000. He has been a professor at the Charles III University of Madrid since 2000. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Tor Vergata
(Rome, Italy), Franche-Comté
(France) and Potsdam
(Germany). He is the older brother of Alfredo Alvar
Ezquerra of the Spanish National Research Council
and the younger brother of Carlos Alvar
philologist. Their father was...